I haven’t seen others on Weibo yet, but now it’s clear which accounts are official from Xiaomi, with that watermark at the upper right.
How long before Twitter adopts this too?
Same-day update after the break.
Ratings have fallen for #TheBlacklist. Do you find this season to be as strong as last year? Would you prefer the show back on Monday?
— The Blacklist (@TheBlacklistNBC) May 1, 2015
1) Go back to Monday
2) Bring back Red’s sense of humor
Things have gotten very grim this season. I miss all of the humor from the first season. I could do without season one’s implausible villains, however — although they were so unbelievable some of them made me laugh too.
This is what a Promoted Tweet — aka advertisement — looks like on the Twitter website:
How can you tell?
The first time I’ve seen something called a Twitter Alert:
It was just dumped into my stream, hours ago, to scroll by like any other tweet.
On Weibo, there’s a fixed area where they put a dismissable ad.
Twitter should steal that idea for Twitter Alerts. An Alert is something important and shouldn’t just scroll by in a timeline. It should be there at the top where people see it first and can click to dismiss it after reading.